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Watford fitness chief upbeat on Deulofeu recovery

Watford winger Gerard Deulofeu is making good progress from knee surgery.

Deulofeu, recovering from an ACL injury, will be able to "slowly do everything" in six weeks, according to Watford's head of injury prevention, Alberto Leon.

“Gerard is improving well and there is less swelling on the knee," said Leon.

“He is working very well and is continuing through the stages, going slowly so we can work through the degrees of flexion in the knee. He will see the doctor in six weeks and decide the next step. There is a healing process for the meniscus and he needs to go slowly.

"After six weeks he will slowly start to do everything."

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